Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Balance Weight Installation

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Wheels/Tires / Wheels (Rims) / Balance Weight Installation

If it does, discard it.

WARNING

Unbalanced wheels can create an unsafe riding condition. If the balance weight has any play on the rib of the rim, the blade and/or clip have been stretched. Replace the loose balance weight. Do not reuse used balance weight.

Balance Weight Installation


Balance Weight


NOTE

Slip the balance weight [A] onto the rib [B] by pushing or lightly hammering [C] the clip [D].

Left Side [E] Right Side [F]

Balance Weight Installation


Be sure to install the balance weight.

Balance Weight Installation


Check that the blade [A] and clip [B] are fully seated on the rim [C] and that the clip is hooked over the rib [D].

Left Side [E] Right Side [F]

Balance Weight Removal
Insert a regular tip screwdrivers [A] [B] between the rib [C] and weight [D] as shown in the figure. Pry the balance weight with two screwdrivers and remove the balance weight. Discard the ...

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